Rainn Wilson is an American actor who is well known for his Emmy-nominated role as the egomaniac Dwight Schrute on the American version of the television comedy The Office. He also directed three episodes of The Office: the Season 6 “The Cover-Up”, the Season 7 “Classy Christmas”, and the Season 8 “Get the Girl”.
April 25, 2023
This week we’re breaking down the second part of “Search Committee”, and we are joined by Rainn Wilson!
October 12, 2021
This week we’re breaking down “Golden Ticket”, and Rainn Wilson calls in to give an in depth interview about his experience playing the eccentric, unforgettable Dwight Schrute. When Michael’s Willy Wonka inspired “golden ticket” idea backfires, Michael tries to get Dwight to take the blame. Angela tells a story about her dad winning a pink car, Rainn reveals a mysterious white peacock that’s moved into his yard and Jenna shares a great product idea a friend and her came up with in school that involves a baster. So enjoy this episode during your daily power stroll!
Check out Rainn Wilson’s podcast, “Metaphysical Milkshake”: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/metaphysical-milkshake-with-rainn-reza/id1566052074
June 23, 2020
This week we’re breaking down “Initiation”, featuring a fantastic interview with B.J. Novak and Rainn Wilson, who give us the inside scoop on all the Ryan, Dwight and Mose moments from this episode. This episode can really only be defined as “the works”. We get introduced to Pretzel Day, Schrute Farms and Mose, and we talk about them all. We also check in at Stamford and that squeaky chair, and find a fun Jim-Pam background catch. Then we explore Stanley’s love of Pretzel Day and the unexpected bond between him and Michael. This episode is a treat so we hope you don’t crash too hard afterwards.
October 29, 2019
Hot Dog Fingers! The Health Care episode is here! The Ladies kick things off with some Fast Facts, Pam Sass, and Jenna’s ‘Sounds of Scranton’ soundtrack. Then, the Lion himself, Rainn Wilson (Metaphysical Milkshake Podcast), calls in to discuss this Dwight-centric episode. Rainn reminisces about listing all the fake diseases (Count Choculitis) and being a new dad during the filming of this episode.
Check out Rainn Wilson and Reza Aslan’s new podcast, Metaphysical Milkshake here
January 20, 2015
Rainn Wilson celebrates playing in high school band, learning some serious clowning in college, insists the first video-on-the-ipod saved “The Office” and that Matthew McConaughey worked out to hair metal on “Sahara.”